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Fairfax County Sheriff's Office Public Health Nurse III - Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) in Fairfax, Virginia

Public Health Nurse III - Nurse Family Partnership (NFP)

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Public Health Nurse III - Nurse Family Partnership (NFP)


$76,117.81 - $126,862.32 Annually



Job Type

FT Salary W BN

Job Number



Health Department

Opening Date


Closing Date

9/29/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

Pay Grade


Posting Type

Open to General Public

  • Description

  • Benefits

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Job Announcement

$10,000 Sign-On Bonus*

Are you looking for a position that offers you…

• Robust one-year orientation

• Opportunity to make a difference by serving those most in need

• Work collaboratively with community partners to address public health priorities.

• Focus on health education, health promotion and disease prevention

• A learning culture

• Work life balance

• Supportive team environment

• Amazing benefits

Then look no further. Come join the Fairfax County Health Department team and use your skills and abilities to “Protect, promote and improve the health and quality of life for all who live, work and play in our community”.

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds. We invite you to apply to become a member of our thriving workforce, together making a difference in the health of our community!

The Maternal Child Health (MCH) Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Public Health Nurse (PHN) III is a working supervisor position assigned to the NFP program and has primary responsibility for routine operations of the program and supervises support staff. The NFP PHN III provides comprehensive public health nursing services to diverse maternal child high risk populations, adhering to the policies and standards of the home visiting program model. The position coordinates education, training and onboarding of new program staff to support workforce development and evaluates program data in collaboration with the MCH/NFP PHN IV and administrator to enhance program delivery and outcomes.

Note: For more information about Fairfax County Public Health Nurses, click here. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ES-cXtaDnLw)

For more information about the Nurse-Family Partnership home visiting program, click here (https://www.youtube.com/Nurse-Family%20Partnership)

  • This position includes a signing bonus for fully qualified new county employees in the amount of $10,000.

Employment Standards


Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a bachelor's degree in Nursing; Plus, three years of post-licensure experience as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education, including two years in a public health/community health setting; Plus at least one year experience in a public health/community health specialty area or supervisory responsibilities.


Possession of current license or a multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Valid motor vehicle driver's license.

AED-Required within 60 days.

CPR-Required within 60 days


  • Three or more years of maternal child health experience in a clinic/hospital/home visiting settings, and highly preferred to have experience with home visiting in the NFP program.

  • Excellent communication skills, experience working with ethnically diverse populations and working on interdisciplinary teams.

  • Ability to build, maintain and promote effective community partnerships (e.g. health care providers, community-based services).

  • Knowledge and experience with chronic disease care-coordination, case management and/or health coaching.

  • Excels in teamwork and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Use of Motivational Interviewing techniques in previous work.


The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a sanction screening, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. Tuberculosis test.


Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, reach, climb stairs and carry equipment or young children up to 25 pounds in weight. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.


Panel interview.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others ) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov EEO/AA/TTY.